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How to Evaluate Information Sources: Fake News Poll

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Frito-Lay Changes Color of Cheetos to Avoid Association with Trump

 

Is this true?
Yes: 0 votes (0%)
No: 4 votes (100%)
Not sure: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 4

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President Trump raised military pay for the first time in 10 years.

Is this information true?
Yes: 4 votes (23.53%)
No: 11 votes (64.71%)
Not sure: 2 votes (11.76%)
Total Votes: 17

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Mozart outsold Beyonce in CDs in 2016

Is this information true?
Yes: 5 votes (33.33%)
No: 10 votes (66.67%)
Not sure: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 15

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Back to the Future IV' confirmed by Michael J. Fox

Is this information true?
Yes: 4 votes (25%)
No: 9 votes (56.25%)
Not sure: 3 votes (18.75%)
Total Votes: 16

Child Smoking Cigarette at Soccer Game

A child was spotted at a soccer game smoking a cigarette

 

Is this information true?
Yes: 2 votes (33.33%)
No: 3 votes (50%)
Not sure: 1 votes (16.67%)
Total Votes: 6

Man Catches Cellphone on Roller Coaster

Man catches cellphone in mid-air on roller coaster

Is this information true?
Yes: 6 votes (28.57%)
No: 13 votes (61.9%)
Not sure: 2 votes (9.52%)
Total Votes: 21

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Third cat tests positive for bubonic plague in Wyoming

Is this information true?
Yes: 12 votes (41.38%)
No: 15 votes (51.72%)
Not sure: 2 votes (6.9%)
Total Votes: 29

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Study: Humans now have shorter attention spans than goldfish

Is this information true?
Yes: 8 votes (44.44%)
No: 7 votes (38.89%)
Not sure: 3 votes (16.67%)
Total Votes: 18

Amazon Allows U.S. Customers to Rent Certain Textbooks

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Amazon allows U.S. customers to rent certain textbooks for a fee

Is this information true?
Yes: 7 votes (46.67%)
No: 5 votes (33.33%)
Not sure: 3 votes (20%)
Total Votes: 15

Boy Has Over 500 Teeth Removed

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Indian boy has over 500 tooth-like structures removed

Is this information true?
Yes: 5 votes (38.46%)
No: 5 votes (38.46%)
Not sure: 3 votes (23.08%)
Total Votes: 13

Apple Notifies Users Over Suspicious Activity

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Apple notifies users over suspicious activity on their accounts

Is this information true?
Yes: 5 votes (35.71%)
No: 6 votes (42.86%)
Not sure: 3 votes (21.43%)
Total Votes: 14

Woman Pecked to Death by Rooster

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An Australian woman was pecked to death by her rooster

Is this information true?
Yes: 4 votes (30.77%)
No: 6 votes (46.15%)
Not sure: 3 votes (23.08%)
Total Votes: 13

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